What is the role of nonsurgical procedures in the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)?

Updated: Aug 30, 2019
  • Author: Marina Jovanovic, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Nonsurgical procedures are only supportive, but they are important either before or after surgery. [5, 52, 7, 88] If the disease is diagnosed and treated early, secondary systemic complications can be prevented and the extent of surgery can be limited. [7]


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